< < Go Back

Earliest, Latest and Average Last Freeze Dates for North and Central Georgia 

The average last freeze date, where the minimum temperature is 32°F or less is in March, but it has occurred as early as February and as late as April. Per a request from our agricultural partners, our frost freeze program will begin March 1 2013. 

Frost and Freeze Products

Freeze Watch: A 50% or greater chance of minimum temperatures at or below 32°F during the growing season - issued up to 48 hours in advance.

Frost Advisory: An 80% or greater chance of a significant frost with minimum temperatures of 33°F - 36°F - issued up to 24 hours in advance.

Freeze Warning: An 80% or greater chance of minimum temperatures at or below 32°F during the growing season - issued up to 24 hours in advance.

Last Freeze Dates
  Earliest Occurrence Latest Occurrence Average
Athens February 27, 1991 and 1918 April 21, 1953 March 26
Atlanta February 5, 1880 April 25, 1910 March 23
Columbus February 7, 2000 April 21, 1953 March 15
Macon February 6, 1918 April 20, 1983 March 16

  

back to homepageBack to home page

USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.